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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Fish Citations

To view citations by species and body of water from 2020 to present day. Visit the Go Outdoors Virginia: Angler Recognition Program website. In the bottom left corner under “Trophy Catch Submissions” you can click to “view all” awarded citations.


Date of CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
1/1/2012Ron LordenMuskellunge19 lbs., 3 oz.41
1/7/2012Hunter MillsWalleye11 lbs., 8 oz.29 1/2
1/8/2012Philip LordenMuskellunge15 lbs., 4 oz.40 1/4
1/15/2012Philip LordenMuskellunge14 lbs., 7 oz.42
1/16/2012Johnny BowersMuskellunge15 lbs.40 1/2
1/20/2012Gary BahnkenMuskellunge13 lbs., 6 oz.40
1/28/2012Ron LordenMuskellunge16 lbs., 3 oz.41
1/28/2012James Gray Jr.Muskellunge18 lbs., 3 oz.43
1/31/2012Tom McAvoyMuskellunge43
2/2/2012Terry WinsorMuskellunge18 lbs.40
2/2/2012Capt. Forest PressnellWalleye9 lbs., 6 oz.28 1/2
2/4/2012William HainesMuskellunge33 lbs., 8 oz.49 3/4
2/7/2012Jeremiah LanhamMuskellunge25 lbs.43
2/10/2012Terry WindsorWalleye8 lbs., 5 oz.27 3/4
2/26/2012James Gray Jr.Muskellunge40
2/26/2012James Gray Jr.Muskellunge17 lbs., 3 oz.41 1/2
2/26/2012James Gray Jr.Muskellunge15 lbs., 3 oz.40 1/2
2/26/2012Ron LordenMuskellunge15 lbs., 8 oz.41
2/29/2012Barry HunterStriped Bass23 lbs.38
3/2/2012Jed SingletonSmallmouth Bass23
3/2/2012Stephen MiklandricWalleye5 lbs., 13 oz.25
3/10/2012Jeremy KrafftMuskellunge15 lbs., 8 oz.40
3/10/2012Gerald Krafft, JrMuskellunge40
3/11/2012Cantley KrafftMuskellunge42
3/13/2012James Pearman Jr.Muskellunge40 1/4
3/14/2012William GallimoreSmallmouth Bass21
3/17/2012Timothy WithrowSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/17/2012Dean BishopSmallmouth Bass21
3/19/2012Mathew GookinSmallmouth Bass20
3/19/2012Allen GibsonChannel Catfish12 lbs., 8 oz.31 3/4
3/22/2012Garland Isom, Jr.Muskellunge45
3/24/2012Thomas CoffeySmallmouth Bass21 1/2
4/5/2012James Alexander IIIMuskellunge48
4/5/2012James Alexander IIIMuskellunge48
4/6/2012Scott WawnerSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 2 oz.20
4/6/2012Matt GillispieMuskellunge45 1/2
4/6/2012Matt GillispieMuskellunge41
4/11/2012Kevin ConneenSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/14/2012Ronald ElkinsSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
4/15/2012Darryl PeeryMuskellunge46 1/2
4/16/2012Justin ClineMuskellunge19 lbs.42
4/17/2012William HainesRock Bass1 lbs., 1 oz.12
4/19/2012Gary HarmonHybrid Striper24
4/19/2012Gary HarmonHybrid Striper24
4/20/2012Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge15 lbs., 3 oz.42
4/30/2012Edward LawtonMuskellunge15 lbs.40
5/2/2012Edward LawtonMuskellunge18 lbs.42
5/2/2012Gary HarmonHybrid Striper26
5/2/2012Gary HarmonHybrid Striper24 1/4
5/3/2012Gary HarmonHybrid Striper24
5/3/2012Gary HarmonHybrid Striper24 1/2
5/5/2012Shawn TothYellow Perch13 1/4
5/5/2012Marshall PowersSmallmouth Bass21
5/6/2012Tony PhippsCarp21 lbs.34 1/2
5/7/2012Neal DavidsonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.22
5/8/2012Linda GilbertMuskellunge41 1/2
5/10/2012Edward LawtonMuskellunge15 lbs.40
5/11/2012Jason TestermanMuskellunge45
5/12/2012Roger Lee Wright IIFlathead Catfish23 lbs., 12 oz.42
5/13/2012Tony PhippsCarp20 lbs., 8 oz.34
5/19/2012Reginald SizemoreMuskellunge27 lbs.49 1/2
5/19/2012James CornettSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/19/2012Joseph RhoadesSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/19/2012Edward BaxleyChannel Catfish12 lbs.30 1/2
5/19/2012Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge17 lbs., 2 oz.40
5/19/2012Christopher RhoadesRock Bass1 lbs.12
5/20/2012Bill BelcherMuskellunge40
5/21/2012Douglas HoggSmallmouth Bass20
5/22/2012Charles CralleSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/23/2012Scott ShoularsSmallmouth Bass20
5/24/2012Matt GillispieMuskellunge50 1/2
5/26/2012David PowersWalleye29 1/4
5/26/2012Gilbert DavisMuskellunge20 lbs.40
5/26/2012Gregory RifeSmallmouth Bass20
5/27/2012Cody RhoadesMuskellunge17 lbs., 9 oz.42
5/27/2012Thomas CraftMuskellunge17 lbs.41 3/4
5/31/2012Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge19 lbs., 5 oz.41 1/2
6/1/2012Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge40
6/1/2012Matt GillispieMuskellunge41
6/3/2012Karen PowersSmallmouth Bass20
6/4/2012Drake HastingsSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
6/4/2012Kevin PiltzSmallmouth Bass20
6/6/2012Richard ManningWalleye6 lbs., 3 oz.27
6/7/2012David DunnRock Bass1 lbs., 7 oz.13 1/2
6/9/2012Robert SuddarthSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/9/2012Christopher WolfordSmallmouth Bass20
6/10/2012Jacob RothgebMuskellunge16 lbs., 2 oz.41 3/4
6/11/2012Christopher WolfordChannel Catfish30 1/2
6/11/2012Christopher WolfordRock Bass12
6/12/2012Joshua LucasSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/13/2012Will NunnallyMuskellunge43
6/14/2012Madison McGuireSmallmouth Bass21
6/16/2012Corey R. J. RhoadesRock Bass12
6/16/2012Teddy BlevinsMuskellunge15 lbs.40
6/16/2012Teddy BlevinsMuskellunge15 lbs.43
6/16/2012Joshua LucasSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/16/2012Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge16 lbs., 10 oz.40 3/4
6/20/2012Timothy LucasSmallmouth Bass20
6/22/2012Matthew ReminesMuskellunge41 1/4
6/22/2012Bill BelcherSmallmouth Bass20
6/23/2012Hailey ElliottMuskellunge23 lbs., 10 oz.44
6/23/2012Jason CaldwellMuskellunge43
6/23/2012Teddy BlevinsMuskellunge40
6/24/2012Robert WilliamsSmallmouth Bass20
6/25/2012Michael LephewMuskellunge17 lbs.40
6/25/2012Michael LephewMuskellunge50
6/25/2012Matt GillispieMuskellunge41
6/30/2012Joe NidaySmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/5/2012Christopher WolfordSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 1 oz.21
7/7/2012Vance DunfordMuskellunge20 lbs.43
7/9/2012David HeiskellMuskellunge27 lbs., 8 oz.46 1/2
7/14/2012Corey R. J. RhoadesMuskellunge23 lbs., 10 oz.45
7/14/2012Philip LehmanSmallmouth Bass21
7/16/2012Jonathan CoburnSmallmouth Bass21
7/16/2012Bruce GauntMuskellunge18 lbs.43 1/2
7/22/2012Darren ViarsSmallmouth Bass20
7/23/2012Chad Howlett Sr.Smallmouth Bass20
7/25/2012Aaron TeetsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/26/2012Darren ViarsMuskellunge15 lbs.40
8/2/2012Shannon YoungWalleye5 lbs.
8/3/2012Philip MabeMuskellunge42 1/2
8/4/2012Christopher RhoadesSmallmouth Bass20
8/4/2012Christopher RhoadesRock Bass12
8/5/2012Clay ParrishMuskellunge14 lbs., 10 oz.42
8/13/2012Bill BelcherMuskellunge43 1/2
8/14/2012William HarringtonSmallmouth Bass21
8/17/2012Bill BelcherMuskellunge47
8/17/2012Bill BelcherSmallmouth Bass21
8/24/2012Derrick TettenburnCarp35
8/24/2012Tony PhippsFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 4 oz.40
8/28/2012John SchutteSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 8 oz.22 1/4
9/1/2012Tony PhippsFlathead Catfish26 lbs.40
9/9/2012Toney BedwellFlathead Catfish30 lbs.41
9/13/2012Larry LineberrySmallmouth Bass23
9/20/2012William Nunnally, Jr.Muskellunge41
9/30/2012Allen VandergriftMuskellunge40 1/4
9/30/2012Matt GillispieMuskellunge44
10/3/2012Patricia KunichMuskellunge16 lbs., 8 oz.41 1/2
10/5/2012Jack Dean, IISmallmouth Bass21
10/5/2012Jack Dean, IISmallmouth Bass20
10/20/2012Matt GillispieMuskellunge49
10/28/2012Preston QuesenberrySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
11/25/2012Kenton BowersMuskellunge44
11/26/2012Roger Lee Wright IIMuskellunge40
11/30/2012Stephen MiklandricWalleye8 lbs., 13 oz.29 1/2
12/2/2012Amy WrightMuskellunge21 lbs., 4 oz.47 1/2
12/2/2012Stephen MiklandricMuskellunge27 lbs., 2 oz.46 1/2
12/8/2012Philip LordenMuskellunge15 lbs., 4 oz.41 1/4
12/9/2012James Gray Jr.Muskellunge17 lbs., 5 oz.41 1/2
12/15/2012Ron LordenMuskellunge16 lbs., 5 oz.41 1/2
12/15/2012James Gray Jr.Muskellunge15 lbs., 11 oz.40 3/4
12/23/2012James Gray Jr.Muskellunge19 lbs., 4 oz.43 1/2
12/23/2012Timothy LucasMuskellunge42

Years Available

Note: posting of data for the current year is delayed by 3 months.